A lover of something.
Misspelling of amateur.
A person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science as to music or painting; especially one who cultivates any study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally.
‘The contest is only open to amateurs.’;
Someone who is unqualified or insufficiently skillful.
‘The entire thing was built by some amateurs with screwdrivers and plywood.’;
Created, done, or populated by amateurs or non-professionals.
Showing a lack of professionalism, experience or talent.
‘Duct tape is a sure sign of amateur workmanship.’;
A person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science as to music or painting; esp. one who cultivates any study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally.
someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
does not play for pay
engaged in as a pastime;
‘an amateur painter’; ‘gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals’; ‘recreational golfers’; ‘reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating’; ‘unpaid extras in the documentary’;
lacking professional skill or expertise;
‘a very amateurish job’; ‘inexpert but conscientious efforts’; ‘an unskilled painting’;
An amateur (; French: [amatœʁ]; lit. 'lover [of something]') is generally considered a person who pursues a particular activity or field of study independently from their source of income. Amateurs and their pursuits are also described as popular, informal, self-taught, user-generated, DIY, and hobbyist.